Originally posted on One For the Other Thumb  |  Last updated 12/31/11
Ok, here's the deal - what follows is not going to be what I'd typically refer to as a "preview."For three reasons...1) Didn't write a preview for Bengals, Browns (Round 1), or Rams, but did for 49ers, and look how that worked out2) When you're reading this it will either be New Year's Eve day or New Year's day (if it gets read at all), and3) This is the BrownsNow, in no way am I discounting the significance of the game itself. It's not necessarily a must-win, but a win and a Ravens loss would hand the Steelers the two seed and a first round bye, which I don't think you need me to tell you would be a major coup for a team with key players injured all over the field. But the reality is, in terms of internet usage this weekend, I'd expect it to be a fraction of the norm (ie - probably one person will read this instead of the normal three). Either way, here's what you need to know - Ben, Pouncey, and Troy are all expected to play, and on the other side, the Browns usual starter Col...
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